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Gleichenia microphylla.jpg
Gleichenia microphylla, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida /
 Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Gleicheniales
Family: Gleicheniaceae
Genus: Gleichenia

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Gleichenia is a genus of ferns.[1] Its closest relative is the genus Stromatopteris[2], restricted to New Caledonia.

Species include:[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Genus Gleichenia". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-01-26. 
  2. ^ Pryer, K. M., E. Schuettpelz, P. G. Wolf, H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, and R. Cranfill (2004). Phylogeny and Evolution of Ferns (Monilophytes) with a Focus on the Early Leptosporangiate Divergences. American Journal of Botany 91 (10): 1582–98.
  3. ^ "Helechos". Enciclopedia de la Flora Chilena. Retrieved 2013-03-26. 

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